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Maine Lawmakers Moving Closer to Adjournment

Maine lawmakers are quickly wrapping up their short legislative session filled with partisan battles over welfare and Medicaid expansion.

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LePage Signs Bill To Remove Some Highway Signs

Maine Gov. Paul LePage has signed a bill directing the state to remove or relocate dozens of informational signs along its interstate highways.

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Democrats Make Final Attempt At Medicaid Expansion

Maine lawmakers will finish their legislative session with a familiar debate: whether to accept federal dollars to provide health care coverage to roughly 70,000 low-income people under the health care law.

GENERIC PILLS

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Registered Nurse Convicted on Stealing Drug Charges

A registered nurse that was working in York has been convicted on ten counts of Stealing Drugs and three counts of Falsifying Private Records.

NOVA FERRY ARRIVES

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Maine-Nova Scotia Ferry Arrives In Portland

The new ferry that will connect Maine to Nova Scotia is making its first appearance in the state's largest city

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LePage: Maine Faces $7M in Welfare-Related Fines

Republican Gov. Paul LePage says Maine faces more than $7 million in federal fines because it's not meeting work participation requirements for welfare recipients.

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Maine Elver Season Starts Slow Due to Cold Weather

Maine elver fishermen and dealers are reporting small catches and reduced prices in the first week and half of the state's season for immature eels.

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Bright Yellow Squirt Gun Leads to Suspension

A bright yellow squirt gun has led to the suspension of a 10th grader at Lewiston High School in Maine.

GENERIC POLICE CRUISERS

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Bates Student Faces Assault Charge

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) - A Bates College student who's listed as a captain of the football team and a member of the lacrosse team is facing charges for allegedly bursting into a stranger's home and knocking over the elderly resident.

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Winterport Man Sentenced On Sex Charges

BELFAST, Maine (AP) - A Winterport man has been sentenced to nine months in jail for sexually abusing a child.

GENERIC FINANCIAL LARGE

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UMS Administrator’s $40,000 Raise Under Fire

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A $40,000 raise for a top University of Maine System administrator is being criticized by some…

GENERIC ARREST LARGE

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Ex-State Police Chief Denies Sex Charges

A lawyer for Andrew Demers Jr. entered the not guilty pleas to charges of unlawful sexual contact and gross sexual assault in Cumberland County Court on Wednesday.

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Maine Lawmakers Moving Closer to Adjournment

fromthestatehouse

Maine lawmakers are quickly wrapping up their short legislative session filled with partisan battles over welfare and Medicaid expansion.

yesterday in Local

LePage Signs Bill To Remove Some Highway Signs

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Maine Gov. Paul LePage has signed a bill directing the state to remove or relocate dozens of informational signs along its interstate highways.

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Democrats Make Final Attempt At Medicaid Expansion

fromthestatehouse

Maine lawmakers will finish their legislative session with a familiar debate: whether to accept federal dollars to provide health care coverage to roughly 70,000 low-income people under the health care law.

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Registered Nurse Convicted on Stealing Drug Charges

GENERIC PILLS

A registered nurse that was working in York has been convicted on ten counts of Stealing Drugs and three counts of Falsifying Private Records.

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Maine-Nova Scotia Ferry Arrives In Portland

NOVA FERRY ARRIVES

The new ferry that will connect Maine to Nova Scotia is making its first appearance in the state's largest city